Seanan McGuire könyvei a rukkolán
Seanan McGuire - Night and Silence
Things are not okay. In the aftermath of Amandine’s latest betrayal, October “Toby” Daye’s fragile self-made family is on the verge of coming apart at the seams. Jazz can’t sleep, Sylvester doesn’t want to see her, and worst of all, Tybalt has withdrawn from her entirely, retreating into the Court of Cats as he tries to recover from his abduction. Toby is floundering, unable to help the people she loves most heal. She needs a distraction. She needs a quest. What she doesn’t need is the abduction of her estranged human daughter, Gillian. What she doesn’t need is to be accused of kidnapping her own child by her ex-boyfriend and his new wife, who seems to be harboring secrets of her own. There’s no question of whether she’ll take the case. The only question is whether she’s emotionally prepared to survive it. Signs of Faerie’s involvement are everywhere, and it’s going to take all Toby’s nerve and all her allies to get her through this web of old secrets, older hatreds, and new deceits. If she can’t find Gillian before time runs out, her own child will pay the price. One question remains: Who in Faerie remembered Gillian existed? And what do they stand to gain? No matter how this ends, Toby’s life will never be the same.
Seanan McGuire - Imaginary Numbers
The ninth book in the fast-paced InCryptid urban fantasy series returns to the mishaps of the Price family, eccentric cryptozoologists who safeguard the world of magical creatures living in secret among humans. Sarah Zellaby has always been in an interesting position. Adopted into the Price family at a young age, she's never been able to escape the biological reality of her origins: she's a cuckoo, a telepathic ambush predator closer akin to a parasitic wasp than a human being. Friend, cousin, mathematician; it's never been enough to dispel the fear that one day, nature will win out over nurture, and everything will change. Maybe that time has finally come. After spending the last several years recuperating in Ohio with her adoptive parents, Sarah is ready to return to the world--and most importantly, to her cousin Artie, with whom she has been head-over-heels in love since childhood. But there are cuckoos everywhere, and when the question of her own survival is weighed against the survival of her family, Sarah's choices all add up to one inescapable conclusion. This is war. Cuckoo vs. Price, human vs. cryptid...and not all of them are going to walk away.
Seanan McGuire - Ahí abajo, entre raíces y huesos
Las gemelas Jack y Jill tenían diecisiete años cuando las conocimos en " Cada corazón, un umbral " . Esta es la historia de lo que ocurrió primero. De cómo las hijas perfectas, modeladas según los deseos de los padres, a los doce años bajaron por una escalera que las llevó a los Páramos, y descubrieron que el simulacro de amor en el que habían vivido no las había preparado para un mundo de decisiones y muerte.
Seanan McGuire - Der Atem einer anderen Welt
Kinder und Jugendliche sind zu allen Zeiten in Kaninchenlöcher gefallen, durch alte Kleiderschränke ins Zauberland vorgestoßen oder auf einer Dampflok in magische Welten gereist. Aber … was geschieht eigentlich mit denen, die zurückkommen? Mit Nancy, die die Hallen der Toten besucht hat und den Rest ihres Lebens am liebsten still wie eine Statue verbringen würde. Und mit Christopher, den Jungen mit der Knochenflöte, der die Toten für sich tanzen lassen kann. Sumi, die das Chaos braucht wie die Luft zum Atmen, weil sie aus einer Unsinnswelt kommt. Oder Jack & Jill, die mit Vampiren und Wissenschaftlern unter einem blutig-roten Mond aufgewachsen sind. Als sie sich in »Eleanor Wests Haus für Kinder auf Abwegen« treffen, ahnen sie nicht, dass ihnen ihr größtes Abenteuer noch bevorsteht ...
Seanan McGuire - A Red-Rose Chain
Things are looking up. For the first time in what feels like years, October “Toby” Daye has been able to pause long enough to take a breath and look at her life—and she likes what she sees. She has friends. She has allies. She has a squire to train and a King of Cats to love, and maybe, just maybe, she can let her guard down for a change. Or not. When Queen Windermere’s seneschal is elf-shot and thrown into an enchanted sleep by agents from the neighboring Kingdom of Silences, Toby finds herself in a role she never expected to play: that of a diplomat. She must travel to Portland, Oregon, to convince King Rhys of Silences not to go to war against the Mists. But nothing is that simple, and what October finds in Silences is worse than she would ever have imagined. How far will Toby go when lives are on the line, and when allies both old and new are threatened by a force she had never expected to face again? How much is October willing to give up, and how much is she willing to change? In Faerie, what’s past is never really gone. It’s just waiting for an opportunity to pounce
Seanan McGuire - One Salt Sea
October "Toby" Daye is settling into her new role as Countess of Goldengreen. She's actually dating again, and she's taken on Quentin as her squire. So, of course, it's time for things to take a turn for the worse. Someone has kidnapped the sons of the regent of the Undersea Duchy of Saltmist. To prevent a war between land and sea, Toby must find the missing boys and prove the Queen of the Mists was not behind their abduction. Toby's search will take her from the streets of San Francisco to the lands beneath the waves, and her deadline is firm: she must find the boys in three days' time, or all of the Mists will pay the price. But someone is determined to stop her-and whoever it is isn't playing by Oberon's Laws...
Seanan McGuire - In an Absent Dream
This fourth entry and prequel tells the story of Lundy, a very serious young girl who would rather study and dream than become a respectable housewife and live up to the expectations of the world around her. As well she should. When she finds a doorway to a world founded on logic and reason, riddles and lies, she thinks she's found her paradise. Alas, everything costs at the goblin market, and when her time there is drawing to a close, she makes the kind of bargain that never plays out well.
Seanan McGuire - Pocket Apocalypse
Endangered, adjective: Threatened with extinction or immediate harm. Australia, noun: A good place to become endangered. Alexander Price has survived gorgons, basilisks, and his own family—no small feat, considering that his family includes two telepaths, a reanimated corpse, and a colony of talking, pantheistic mice. Still, he’s starting to feel like he’s got the hang of things…at least until his girlfriend, Shelby Tanner, shows up asking pointed questions about werewolves and the state of his passport. From there, it’s just a hop, skip, and a jump to Australia, a continent filled with new challenges, new dangers, and yes, rival cryptozoologists who don’t like their “visiting expert” very much. Australia is a cryptozoologist’s dream, filled with unique species and unique challenges. Unfortunately, it’s also filled with Shelby’s family, who aren’t delighted by the length of her stay in America. And then there are the werewolves to consider: infected killing machines who would like nothing more than to claim the continent as their own. The continent which currently includes Alex. Survival is hard enough when you’re on familiar ground. Alex Price is very far from home, but there’s one thing he knows for sure: he’s not going down without a fight.
Seanan McGuire - Chaos Choreography
Fifth book in Seanan McGuire’s funny and fast-paced urban fantasy InCryptid series featuring ballroom dancer and monster expert Verity Price. Verity Price is back on the West Coast and getting back into the swing of the family business: cryptozoology. She’s rescuing cryptids from bad situations, protecting them from monster-hunters, and generally risking life and limb for the greater good, with her ex-Covenant partner/husband, Dominic, by her side. Her ballroom dance career is behind her—or so she thinks. When Verity gets the call from the producers of Dance or Die, the reality show she almost won several years before, she finds the lure impossible to resist, and she and Dominic are off to L.A. for one last shot at the big time. Of course, nothing is that simple. When two contestants turn up dead, Verity will need every ally she can find with the investigation, without blowing her cover…
Seanan McGuire - That Ain’t Witchcraft
Crossroads, noun: 1. A place where two roads cross. 2. A place where bargains can be made. 3. See also “places to avoid.” Antimony Price has never done well without a support system. As the youngest of her generation, she has always been able to depend on her parents, siblings, and cousins to help her out when she’s in a pinch—until now. After fleeing from the Covenant of St. George, she’s found herself in debt to the crossroads and running for her life. No family. No mice. No way out. Lucky for her, she’s always been resourceful, and she’s been gathering allies as she travels: Sam, fūri trapeze artist turned boyfriend; Cylia, jink roller derby captain and designated driver; Fern, sylph friend, confidant, and maker of breakfasts; even Mary, ghost babysitter to the Price family. Annie’s actually starting to feel like they might be able to figure things out—which is probably why things start going wrong again. New Gravesend, Maine is a nice place to raise a family…or make a binding contract with the crossroads. For James Smith, whose best friend disappeared when she tried to do precisely that, it’s also an excellent place to plot revenge. Now the crossroads want him dead and they want Annie to do the dirty deed. She owes them, after all. And that’s before Leonard Cunningham, aka, “the next leader of the Covenant,” shows up… It’s going to take everything Annie has and a little bit more to get out of this one. If she succeeds, she gets to go home. If she fails, she becomes one more cautionary tale about the dangers of bargaining with the crossroads. But no pressure.
Seanan McGuire - Chimes at Midnight
Things are starting to look up for October "Toby" Daye. She's training her squire, doing her job, and has finally allowed herself to grow closer to the local King of Cats. It seems like her life may finally be settling down...at least until dead changelings start appearing in the alleys of San Francisco, killed by an overdose of goblin fruit. Toby's efforts to take the problem to the Queen of the Mists are met with harsh reprisals, leaving her under sentence of exile from her home and everyone she loves. Now Toby must find a way to reverse the Queens decree, get the goblin fruit off the streets--and, oh, yes, save her own life, since more than a few of her problems have once again followed her home. And then there's the question of the Queen herself, who seems increasingly unlikely to have a valid claim to the throne.... To find the answers, October and her friends will have to travel from the legendary Library of Stars into the hidden depths of the Kingdom of the Mists--and they'll have to do it fast, because time is running out. In faerie, some fates are worse than death. October Daye is about to find out what they are.
Seanan McGuire - Magic for Nothing
Improbable, adjective: 1. Not very likely to happen; not probable. 2. Probably not a very good idea anyway. 3. See also “bad plan.” As the youngest of the three Price children, Antimony is used to people not expecting much from her. She’s been happy playing roller derby and hanging out with her cousins, leaving the globe-trotting to her older siblings while she stays at home and tries to decide what she wants to do with her life. She always knew that one day, things would have to change. She didn’t think they’d change so fast. Annie’s expectations keep getting shattered. She didn’t expect Verity to declare war on the Covenant of St. George on live television. She didn’t expect the Covenant to take her sister’s threat seriously. And she definitely didn’t expect to be packed off to London to infiltrate the Covenant from the inside…but as the only Price in her generation without a strong resemblance to the rest of the family, she’s the perfect choice to play spy. They need to know what’s coming. Their lives may depend on it. But Annie has some secrets of her own, like the fact that she’s started setting things on fire when she touches them, and has no idea how to control it. Now she’s headed halfway around the world, into the den of the enemy, where blowing her cover could get her killed. She’s pretty sure things can’t get much worse. Antimony Price is about to learn just how wrong it’s possible for one cryptozoologist to be.
Chris Claremont - Scott Aukerman - Zac Thompson - Seanan McGuire - Lonnie Nadler - Robbie Thompson - Leah Williams - X-Men: Black
Magneto. Emma Frost. Mystique. Juggernaut. Mojo. Apocalyspe. The X-Men have gone head to head with a lot of foes over the years-some truly evil, some just crossing that vital line that moves them from ally to enemy. From the cold vacuum of space to the jungles of the Savage Land, from dominating the inner sanctum of a secret society to crashing through all walls in their way, these tales show what makes the X-Men's opponents the most formidable in the universe. COLLECTING: X-MEN: BLACK - EMMA FROST 1, X-MEN: BLACK - MYSTIQUE 1, X-MEN: BLACK - JUGGERNAUT 1, X-MEN: BLACK - MOJO 1
Seanan McGuire - Ashes of Honor
It’s been almost a year since October “Toby” Daye averted a war, gave up a county, and suffered personal losses that have left her wishing for a good day’s sleep. She’s tried to focus on her responsibilities—training Quentin, upholding her position as Sylvester’s knight, and paying the bills—but she can’t help feeling like her world is crumbling around her, and her increasingly reckless behavior is beginning to worry even her staunchest supporters. To make matters worse, Toby’s just been asked to find another missing child…only this time it’s the changeling daughter of her fellow knight, Etienne, who didn’t even know he was a father until the girl went missing. Her name is Chelsea. She’s a teleporter, like her father. She’s also the kind of changeling the old stories warn about, the ones with all the strength and none of the control. She’s opening doors that were never meant to be opened, releasing dangers that were sealed away centuries before—and there’s a good chance she could destroy Faerie if she isn’t stopped. Now Toby must find Chelsea before time runs out, racing against an unknown deadline and through unknown worlds as she and her allies try to avert disaster. But danger is also stirring in the Court of Cats, and Tybalt may need Toby’s help with the biggest challenge he’s ever faced. Toby thought the last year was bad. She has no idea
Seanan McGuire - Tricks for Free
Penance, noun: 1. Punishment for past actions. 2. An attempt to pay for what can’t be bought. 3. See also “exile.” Antimony Price is on the run. With the Covenant on her tail and her family still in danger, she needs to get far, far away from anyone who might recognize her—including her own mice. For the first time in a long time, a Price is flying without a safety net. Where do you go when you need to disappear into a crowd without worrying about attracting attention? An amusement park, of course. Some people would call Lowryland the amusement park. It’s one of the largest in Florida, the keystone of the Lowry entertainment empire…but for Annie, it’s a place to hide. She’s just trying to keep her head down long enough to come up with a plan that will get her home without getting anyone killed. No small order when she’s rooming with gorgons and sylphs, trying to placate frustrated ghosts, and rushing to get to work on time. Then the accidents begin. The discovery of a dead man brings Annie to the attention of the secret cabal of magic users running Lowryland from behind the scenes. They want the fire that sleeps in her fingers. They want her on their side. They want to help her—although their help, like everything else, comes with a price. No plan. Minimal backup. No way out. Annie’s about to get a crash course in the reality behind the pretty facade. If she’s lucky, she’ll survive the experience.
Seanan McGuire - Age of X-Man - The Amazing Nightcrawler
Kurt Wagner is the star of the Age of X-Man! From the Munich circus to Hollywood Boulevard, everyone loves Nightcrawler - the biggest celebrity/super hero since Dwayne Johnson! And juggling Kurt's responsibilities as one of the X-Men and his slate of summer blockbusters would be impossible without the best support staff in the business: stunt coordinator Magma! Personal trainer Kylun! And of course, his leading lady Meggan! But something is rotten in Tinseltown - and there's tabloid terror in store when it's discovered that our leading man has a secret! Can Nightcrawler's squeaky-clean public image survive an explosive affair? COLLECTING: AGE OF X-MAN: THE AMAZING NIGHTCRAWLER 1-5
Seanan McGuire - Rosemary and Rue
October "Toby" Daye, a changeling who is half human and half fae, has been an outsider from birth. After getting burned by both sides of her heritage, Toby has denied the Faerie world, retreating to a "normal" life. Unfortunately for her, the Faerie world has other ideas... The murder of Countess Evening Winterrose pulls Toby back into the fae world. Unable to resist Evening's dying curse, which binds her to investigate, Toby must resume her former position as knight errant and renew old alliances. As she steps back into fae society, dealing with a cast of characters not entirely good or evil, she realizes that more than her own life will be forfeited if she cannot find Evening's killer.
Seanan McGuire - Half-Off Ragnarok
When Alex Price agreed to go to Ohio to oversee a basilisk breeding program and assist in the recovery of his psychic cousin, he didn't expect people to start dropping dead. But bodies are cropping up at the zoo where he works, and his girlfriend—Shelby Tanner, an Australian zoologist with a fondness for big cats—is starting to get suspicious. Worse yet, the bodies have all been turned partially to stone... The third book in the InCryptid series takes us to a new location and a new member of the family, as Alex tries to balance life, work, and the strong desire not to become a piece of garden statuary. Old friends and new are on the scene, and danger lurks around every corner. Of course, so do the talking mice.
Seanan McGuire - The Unkindest Tide
Hundreds of years ago, the Selkies made a deal with the sea witch: they would have the sea for as long as she allowed it, and when the time came, she would call in all their debts at once. Many people assumed that day would never come. Those people were wrong. When the Luidaeg—October "Toby" Daye's oldest and most dangerous ally—tells her the time has come for the Selkies to fulfill their side of the bargain, and that Toby must be a part of the process, Toby can't refuse. Literally. The Selkies aren't the only ones in debt to the Luidaeg, and Toby has to pay what she owes like anyone else. They will travel to the fabled Duchy of Ships and call a convocation of the Selkies, telling them to come and meet the Luidaeg's price...or face the consequences. Of course, nothing is that simple. When Dianda Lorden's brother appears to arrest Dianda for treason against the Undersea, when a Selkie woman is stripped of her skin and then murdered, when everything is falling apart, that's when Toby will have to answer the real question of the hour. Is she going to sink? Or is she going to swim?
Seanan McGuire - Indexing
“Never underestimate the power of a good story.” Good advice…especially when a story can kill you. For most people, the story of their lives is just that: the accumulation of time, encounters, and actions into a cohesive whole. But for an unfortunate few, that day-to-day existence is affected—perhaps infected is a better word—by memetic incursion: where fairy tale narratives become reality, often with disastrous results. That's where the ATI Management Bureau steps in, an organization tasked with protecting the world from fairy tales, even while most of their agents are struggling to keep their own fantastic archetypes from taking over their lives. When you're dealing with storybook narratives in the real world, it doesn't matter if you're Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, or the Wicked Queen: no one gets a happily ever after. Indexing is New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire’s new urban fantasy where everything you thought you knew about fairy tales gets turned on its head. This book was initially released in episodes as a Kindle Serial. All episodes are now available for immediate download as a complete book.
Seanan McGuire - Every Heart a Doorway
Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children No Solicitations No Visitors No Quests Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere... else. But magical lands have little need for used-up miracle children. Nancy tumbled once, but now she’s back. The things she’s experienced... they change a person. The children under Miss West’s care understand all too well. And each of them is seeking a way back to their own fantasy world. But Nancy’s arrival marks a change at the Home. There’s a darkness just around each corner, and when tragedy strikes, it’s up to Nancy and her new-found schoolmates to get to the heart of the matter. No matter the cost.
Seanan McGuire - Cada corazón, un umbral
Deslizándose entre las sombras bajo la cama, o a través de un armario, o por madrigueras de conejos... los niños siempre han sabido acceder a mundos mágicos. Pero ¿qué ocurre cuando regresan y no consiguen adaptarse y no son aceptados por sus familias? Eleanor West tiene un internado que acoge a estos niños que quieren volver a su mundo de fantasía. Pero con la llegada de Nancy algo cambia en el internado y pronto tendrán que enfrentarse a una tragedia por sí mismos.
Seanan McGuire - Middlegame
New York Times bestselling and Alex, Nebula, and Hugo-Award-winning author Seanan McGuire introduces readers to a world of amoral alchemy, shadowy organizations, and impossible cities in the standalone fantasy, Middlegame. Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the power of story. Meet Dodger, his twin. Numbers are her world, her obsession, her everything. All she understands, she does so through the power of math. Roger and Dodger aren’t exactly human, though they don’t realise it. They aren’t exactly gods, either. Not entirely. Not yet. Meet Reed, skilled in the alchemical arts like his progenitor before him. Reed created Dodger and her brother. He’s not their father. Not quite. But he has a plan: to raise the twins to the highest power, to ascend with them and claim their authority as his own. Godhood is attainable. Pray it isn’t attained.
Seanan McGuire - Discount Armageddon
Ghoulies. Ghosties. Long-legged beasties. Things that go bump in the night... The Price family has spent generations studying the monsters of the world, working to protect them from humanity - and humanity from them. Enter Verity Price. Despite being trained from birth as a cryptozoologist, she'd rather dance a tango than tangle with a demon, and is spending a year in Manhattan while she pursues her career in professional ballroom dance. Sounds pretty simple, right? It would be, if it weren't for the talking mice, the telepathic mathematicians, the asbestos supermodels, and the trained monster-hunter sent by the Price family's old enemies, the Covenant of St. George. When a Price girl meets a Covenant boy, high stakes, high heels, and a lot of collateral damage are almost guaranteed. To complicate matters further, local cryptids are disappearing, strange lizard-men are appearing in the sewers, and someone's spreading rumors about a dragon sleeping underneath the city...
Seanan McGuire - A Killing Frost
Now in hardcover, the fourteenth novel of the Hugo-nominated, New York Times-bestselling Toby Daye urban fantasy series When October is informed that Simon Torquill—legally her father, due to Faerie's archaic marriage traditions—must be invited to her wedding or risk the ceremony throwing the Kingdom in the Mists into political turmoil, she finds herself setting out on a quest she was not yet prepared to undertake for the sake of her future.... and the man who represents her family's past.
Seanan McGuire - Mélybe ránt a Lápvilág
A két iker, Jack és Jill tizenhét évesen tértek vissza otthonukba, ezt követően kerültek Eleanor West csellengő gyermekeknek fenntartott intézetébe. De vajon mi történt velük ezt megelőzően, a Lápvilágon? Jacqueline anyja tökéletes lánya volt: csendes, udvarias, mindig hercegnőhöz illő ruhában. Ugyan kissé szigorúan bántak vele, de hát a tökéletes gyermekek nem teremnek csak úgy. Jillian apja tökéletes lánya volt: kalandvágyó és vagány. Az apja jobban örült volna egy fiúnak, de ha már így alakult, kihozta a helyzetből a legtöbbet. Az ikrek ötévesen jöttek rá, hogy a felnőttekben nem lehet megbízni. Tizenkét évesen lementek a lehetetlen lépcsőn, hogy megtanulják, a megjátszott szeretet nem elég, hogy felkészítse az embert egy olyan életre, amelyet át- meg átsző a varázslat... És ahol a halállal, vámpírokkal, őrült tudósokkal és létfontosságú döntésekkel kell majd szembenézniük. Seanan McGuire új története a sokszorosan díjnyertes _Minden szív kaput nyit_ban megismert sötét és mágikus világba kalauzolja el az olvasókat, ahol a tündérmesék mélyén gyakran szörnyek rejtőznek, az igazság pedig ezer foggal mar bele az emberi lélekbe.
Seanan McGuire - A Local Habitation
October "Toby" Daye is a changeling, the daughter of Amandine of the fae and a mortal man. Like her mother, she is gifted in blood magic, able to read what has happened to a person through a mere taste of blood. Toby is the only changeling who has earned knighthood, and she re-earns that position every day, undertaking assignments for her liege, Sylvester, the Duke of the Shadowed Hills. Now Sylvester has asked her to go to the County of Tamed Lightning—otherwise known as Fremont, CA—to make sure that all is well with his niece, Countess January O'Leary, whom he has not been able to contact. It seems like a simple enough assignment—but when dealing with the realm of Faerie nothing is ever as simple as it seems. Toby soon discovers that someone has begun murdering people close to January, whose domain is a buffer between Sylvester's realm and a scheming rival duchy. If Toby can't find the killer soon, she may well become the next victim.
Seanan McGuire - Late Eclipses
October "Toby" Daye, changeling knight in the service of Duke Sylvester Torquill, finds the delicate balance of her life shattered when she learns that an old friend is in dire trouble. Lily, Lady of the Tea Gardens, has been struck down by a mysterious, seemingly impossible illness, leaving her fiefdom undefended. Struggling to find a way to save Lily and her subjects, Toby must confront her own past as an enemy she thought was gone forever raises her head once more: Oleander de Merelands, one of the two people responsible for her fourteen-year exile. Time is growing short and the stakes are getting higher, for the Queen of the Mists has her own agenda. With everything on the line, Toby will have to take the ultimate risk to save herself and the people she loves most—because if she can't find the missing pieces of the puzzle in time, Toby will be forced to make the one choice she never thought she'd have to face again... Late Eclipse is the fourth installment of the highly praised Toby Daye series.
Seanan McGuire - Les racines de la trahison
"Après avoir perdu quatorze années de ma vie et avoir résolu le meurtre de la comtesse Evening, je pensais avoir mérité un peu de tranquillité afin de pouvoir me reconstruire. Mais, si tu ne viens pas à la Faërie, la Faèrie viendra à toi ! Depuis cette affaire, je n'ai eu d'autres choix que de reprendre mon rôle de chevalier auprès du duc des Collines Ombragées, Sylvester Torquill. Et ce n'est pas tout à fait le genre de job qui permet de souffler. Ma nouvelle mission: aller dans le comté de Foudre apprivoisée, en Californiepour veiller sur la nièce du duc January. Croyez-moi, ce n'est pas aussi simple qu'il n'y paraît..."
Seanan McGuire - Minden szív kaput nyit
Eleanor West otthona csellengő gyerekek számára. Házalók, látogatók, vizsgálók kíméljenek! A gyerekek hajlamosak eltünedezni, ha adja magát a lehetőség. Átlépnek a szekrény hátulján, becsusszannak egy tükörbe, beesnek a nyúl üregébe, vagy egy vén kútba, hogy aztán egy merőben más helyen bukkanjanak elő. De a mágikus vidékek már semmi hasznát nem látják azoknak a gyerekeknek, akikből kifacsarták a csodát. Nancy is utazott egyszer, aztán visszaküldték. Viszont mindaz, amit átélt a túloldalon... az ilyesmi megváltoztatja az embert. A West kisasszony gondjaira bízott gyerekek nagyon is meg tudják érteni. Ugyanis mindnyájan keresik a visszautat saját fantasztikus világukba. Nancy érkezése azonban komoly változást hoz az Otthonba. Valamiféle sötétség ólálkodik a sarkok mögött, és amikor elszabadul a pokol, Nancy és újdonsült iskolatársai lesznek azok, akiknek a rejtély végére kell járnia. Kerül, amibe kerül. „Seanan McGuire már jó ideje a legokosabb írók egyike, ez a kisregény pedig egyértelműen megmutatja, hogy a szíve ugyanolyan hatalmas, mint az agya. Tudjuk, hogy ez a történet nem igaz, de igazságból van szőve.” – Charlaine Harris, a True Blood New York Times-bestseller szerzője „Seanan McGuire Minden szív kaput nyit című kisregénye az egyik legkülönlegesebb történet, amit valaha olvastam!” – V. E. Schwab, az Egy sötétebb mágia New York Times-bestseller szerzője „Seanan McGuire ebben a veszteségről, vágyakozásról és sérült gyermekekről szóló történetben ismét megmutatja, milyen bensőségesen ismeri az emberi szívet.” – Paul Cornell „Annyira agyeldobósan jó, hogy már fáj!” – io9 „A Minden szív kaput nyittal McGuire megteremtette a saját portal fantasy mini-remekművét: egy olyan könyv gyöngyszemet, ami megérdemli a helyet Lewis Carroll és C. S. Lewis klasszikusai mellett, tíz körömmel vájja ki magának.” – NPR
Seanan McGuire - Beneath the Sugar Sky
A stand-alone fantasy tale from Seanan McGuire's Alex-award winning Wayward Children series, which began in Every Heart a Doorway. NPR called Seanan McGuire's Every Heart a Doorway "a mini-masterpiece of portal fantasy that deserves to be shelved with Lewis Carroll's and C. S. Lewis' classics." Beneath the Sugar Sky, the third book in McGuire's Wayward Children series, returns to Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children in a standalone contemporary fantasy for fans of all ages. At this magical boarding school, children who have experienced fantasy adventures are reintroduced to the "real" world. Sumi died years before her prophesied daughter Rini could be born. Rini was born anyway, and now she’s trying to bring her mother back from a world without magic.
Seanan McGuire - Come Tumbling Down
_The fifth installment in Seanan McGuire's award-winning, bestselling Wayward Children series, Come Tumbling Down picks up the threads left dangling by Every Heart a Doorway and Down Among the Sticks and Bones._ When Jack left Eleanor West's School for Wayward Children she was carrying the body of her deliciously deranged sister--whom she had recently murdered in a fit of righteous justice--back to their home on the Moors. But death in their adopted world isn't always as permanent as it is here, and when Jack is herself carried back into the school, it becomes clear that something has happened to her. Something terrible. Something of which only the maddest of scientists could conceive. Something only her friends are equipped to help her overcome. Eleanor West's "No Quests" rule is about to be broken. Again.
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